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at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering modifying the rules to stop the violent collision ins t
at this hour. it is in the 30s in the north bay and 36 santa rosa and 48 in san francisco and 44 in mountain view. come back in 10 minutes and i will update the numbers and look ahead to our new year's eve forecast. >> leigh, thank you. >>> the nation is now just 24 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff. the one-two punch of tax increases and budget cuts set to go into affect on january 1st. negotiations will continue through the night, and a top man at the nation's capital has been called in to help. our abc news reporter has the latest from washington. >> the clock is ticking. negotiations are on going. at this point democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do thought go up that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> president obama called for immediate action, but there was that vote in the senate tonight. >> we are going to come in at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and we will have further announcements perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. i certainly hope s
>>> we begin with breaking news. two people found bound and gaged in the middle of a san francisco street. good evening. i'm ama dates. it began just after 8:00 tonightment the victims were found unconscious in the middle of bros sell street in visitation valley. abc7 news reporter nick smith is live at the scene. nick, what do we know so far? >> ama, we are still trying to figure this out ourselves. we spoke with police investigators and residents in the neighborhood who tell us this is not common for their neighborhood at all. what we do know is that police tell us that a man and a woman were found unconscious in the streets behind me. now, what we know is this. two victims a female and male were rushed to san francisco general after being found in the 900 block of bros sell street 8:30 this evening bound, gaged and unconscious. medical aid was initiated at the scene, but both victims were rushed to san francisco general with life-threatening injuries. >> first we want them to be stabilized medically, and then we are going to try to see if we can ascertain some information from t
>>> it is happening in san francisco where a house fire has taken a life in the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman owkn. >> reporter: and most of the damage was contained to that house on the corner. there w
into the fairfield area. san francisco has now started to see some of the rain. it is coming down. at least moderate rainfall right around a lincoln boulevard and maureen gnaw boulevard and out toward the embarcadero. as you can see, lighter rain around potrero avenue. as we pull out, we do have more moisture working its way toward the bay area. it is going to be coming down during the morning hours. the morning commute does not look good at this point. we are looking at a messy morning ride, and we will see some brief downpours. i will have the exact time you can expect heavy rain in a few minutes. dan? >>> the rain-soaked soil proved to be too unstable to keep this tree upright. sky 7hd shows you the mess it created at central park on el camino real. it shows the massive clean up earlier this evening. one person reported a minor injuries. and you know, there might be one of the water logged trees teetering in your yard. it is a dangerous problem because of the rain. so serious a local removal crew dispatched from hurricane can see rushed back here to help out. cornell bernard is live in one of man
. abc news. >> flooding and downed trees were some of the biggest issues in san francisco today. abc7 news reporter lilian kim is live with those details. lilian. >> this is what is left of a century old tree. most has been cut to pieces and hauled away. it is one of a dozen trees that couldn't withstand the wind and rain. city crews work into the night cutting tree that toppled as a this tree started making cracking noises at 5:00 a.m. in front of rob porter's home. >> and then there was a large -- probably five minutes after the crack lig, a huge thud. >> in all the department of public works cleaned up the trees. it is real busy. >> this latest storm spared no neighborhood. it was snapped near moraga street. there was sig president cay -- significant street flooding. two large branches landed on one of the thoroughfares. and in city heights, a tree uprooted taking part of the street with it. a prius on the street was also damaged. >> you can replace a car, and some of the streets have been here 80 years. >> despite the loss of some trees, the city says thankfully there was little p
>> a horrifying accident in san francisco. woman in a wheelchair is hit by a muni streetcar and dragged down the street. good evening everyone. >> tonight that woman is fighting for her life. while another problem with muni tonight could cause problems for riders in the morning. we are live at the corner of market and church with both of these developing stories. >>reporter: man i underground service completely out of service tonight. leaving thousands of passengers stranded and all blamed on a failed transformer. comes on the very same night a woman in wheelchair struck by oncoming trolley at the muni stop at church and market. it was possibly dragged and pinned underneath the train. >> i don't have a specific distance but it appears that she, she made contact with the rear part of the vehicle and was dragged some distance. >> i heard yelling to stop. my heard banging. and i looked outside by window and saw a man banging on the back of the f train as still slowly moving. >>reporter: billy heard the ci of witness telling the trolley driver to stop. he then shot th
-hour rainfall amounts. it is over two inches in san rafael and close to an inch in san francisco. oakland an inch and a quarter. close to an inch for concord. half an inch livermore and san jose close to an inch of rain. look at half moon bay, almost an inch and a half. a very, very nice, productive storm system. quite a bit of moisture with this system. now it looks like things will calm down a little bit. we get a dry night tonight as well as tomorrow before the next system moves in. 48 in napa. it is 50 in san francisco. 49 mountain view. livermore right now we have 48. so this is what you can expect. clearing and cooler overnight tonight. it will be a dry christmas eve. get out and enjoy it because more rain will move in here especially in the north bay as we head into christmas day. let me take you back 7:00 this morning. the north bay getting slammed by this cold front. you can see it right here starting to develop. as we worked our way through the day you can see by 3:00 the heaviest rain right where the front was starting to push down toward the peninsula and down toward
expensive city? san francisco at $3.83. vallejo has the cheapest prices at $3.49 a gallon. >>> it is not a cure all, but one remedy is to give and receive a big hug. that's what volunteers from the hunting happiness project were going at the oakland farmer's market today. the group of good samaritans were offering notes of encouraging words. they seemed touched with the random words of kindness. >> >> i will take a hug. it was encouraging. >> i got two hugs from complete strangers. i thought it was so heartwarming considering all that is going on in the world these days. >> the project offers help to people who need food or are homeless. >>> ski resorts in the sierra are happy, but travelers will have a slippery drive over the next several days. there is a lot of snow on the ground already. plenty for the kids to enjoy on the holiday break. more snowfall is expected tonight and tomorrow. the snow elevation is down to about 2500 feet and is expected to continue to drop over the next few days. meteorologist leigh glaser is here. we have some more systems coming our way. >> e
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